Friday, 19 October 2018

Tag Archives: FILM

Minister accused in India’s growing #MeToo storm

NEW DELHI – India’s belated #MeToo movement snowballed Tuesday after several female journalists accused a minister in Narendra Modi’s government of sexual harassment and a producer alleged she was raped by a veteran Bollywood actor. Women journalists took to Twitter to allege how M.J. Akbar, a well-known former editor and ...

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11-year-old Indian girl repeatedly gang-raped

(File/PTI) CHANNAI: The girl was lured with soft drinks laced with drugs, then later kept silent with weapons and threats, according to police. Repeatedly, over several months, authorities said, more than a dozen men raped and molested the 11-year-old, who lived with her parents in a gated community in the ...

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Padmavat: Violence after India top court lifts ban on film

BOLLYWOOD: Protesters in India’s Gujarat have blocked roads and caused local bus services to be suspended, after the Supreme Court cleared the release of controversial Bollywood film Padmavat. Extremist Hindu groups torched buses and vandalised a theatre in the western state of Gujarat on Sunday. Despite the court ruling and ...

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Julie 2 teaser: Laxmi Raai replaces Neha Dhupia

BOLLYWOOD: The teaser for Deepak Shivdasani’s Julie 2 is out and features a sun-soaked Laxmi Raai. While there are next to no shots of her face, a lot more is teased in the 47-second video. The film is a sequel to Neha Dhupia’s 2004 erotic thriller. In it, Neha played ...

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Irrfan to star in the film adaptation of Pakistani novel Moth Smoke

CANNES: Oscar-winning director Asif Kapadia is to make a film about a disastrous adulterous affair among the Pakistani elite with Indian star Irrfan Khan, according to reports Thursday. “Moth Smoke” is being adapted from the debut novel of Pakistan-born writer Mohsin Hamid about a social misfit who begins an affair ...

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Teaser of Pakistan’s first ever superhero film released

LAHORE: ‘Project Ghazi’ is poised to bring Pakistan its first ever superhero film and the teaser is no less than promising. The project was announced last year and first teaser of the movie is out. First teaser is pretty much the introduction of an anti-hero character that is set to ...

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Tom wants Mad Max sequels

LOS ANGELES: Tom Hardy is ‘’waiting for the call’’ for the ‘Mad Max’ sequels. The 39-year-old actor has addressed speculation that follow-ups to 2015’s ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ are to be made and insists he’s waiting for director George Miller to give him a call about reprising his titular role ...

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Mahira promotes Shah Rukh Khan’s Raees

KARACHI: Pakistani actress Mahira Khan is all set to make her Bollywood debut opposite Shah Rukh Khan in ‘Raees’. However, there has been some controversy surrounding her presence in the film. It is unlikely that the actress would come to India to shoot after the controversy surrounding Pakistani actors being ...

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Happy to see my film release in Pakistan: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

MUMBAI: After lifting the self-imposed ban on Indian films, Pakistani cinemas have pretty much left the ball in India’s court to resume cultural exchange. While some local artists have lauded this move, many others questioned the patriotism of cinema owners. The response from Indian artists has, by and large, been positive. Nawazuddin Siddiqui ...

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